Asian Americans

  • Why Kamala Harris Matters to Me

    by Manisha Sinha

    Despite well-deserved criticism from the left of some of their policies, Mr. Obama and Ms. Harris represent the cosmopolitan, interracial democracy that a majority of Americans aspire to live in today. 

  • The Other Pandemic

    by Alan M. Kraut

    The coronavirus will not succeed in doing to American society what fascism did to Europe in the 1930s and 1940s, but it has sparked a virulent wave of racism and intolerance, especially aimed at Chinese Americans.

  • Is the "Yellow Peril" Dead?

    by Ellen D. Wu

    How Asian Americans became the model minority -- and why whites still consider them to be a threat.